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Pitcairnia  38 pages

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Pitcairnia amblyosperma Pitcairnia
albo-lutea
Pitcairnia
andreana
Pitcairnia aphelandriflora
Pitcairnia
bergii
Pitcairnia
burle-marxii
Pitcairnia cardenasi Pitcairnia
chiquitana
Pitcairnia
chiriquensis
Pitcairnia 
domingensis
Pitcairnia
flammea
Pitcairnia
funklae
Pitcairnia grubbiana Pitcairnia
heterophylla
Pitcairnia
hitchcockiana
Pitcairnia inermis
var. flava
Pitcairnia
 lyman-smithiana
Pitcairnia
oliva-estevae
Pitcairnia
orchidifolia
Pitcairnia
piepenbringii
Pitcairnia
poortmanii
Pitcairnia pseudoundulata Pitcairnia
reflexiflora
Pitcairnia
sanguinea
Pitcairnia
smithonium
Pitcairnia
 sprucei
Pitcairnia
staminea
Pitcairnia
stevensonii
   
Pitcairnia
tabuliformis
Pitcairnia
undulata
   
Cultivars
Pitcairnia
Beaujolais
Pitcairnia
Coral Horizon
Pitcairnia
Flaming Arrow
Pitcairnia hatti
Pitcairnia
Jim Scrivner
Pitcairnia
Stardust
Pitcairnia
Verdia Lowe
Pitcairnia
yaupi-bajaensis
       
Pitcairnia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. It was named for Dr. William Pitcairn, English physician and gardener (1711-1791)[1]. The genus Pitcairnia ranks as the second most prolific of the bromeliad family (after Tillandsia). They are most abundant in Colombia, Peru and Brazil, but can also be found in areas from Cuba and Mexico south to Argentina. One species, Pitcairnia feliciana is found in tropical West Africa and is the only member of the Bromeliaceae family not found in the New World.

Almost all Pitcairnias are terrestrial or saxicolous, and prefer moist areas. However, many are found growing epiphytically in trees.

44 Pitcairnia species had been classified in the genus Pepinia. Pepinia was first established as a subgenus by Lyman Smith and then elevated to a genus by Varadarajan and Gilmatin based on the absence of seed appendages. A molecular study has confirmed that these plants are not an independent genus, and are correctly classified within Pitcairnia